Knowledge is the best weapon


No matter what test you’re preparing for, the first step in any successful prep program is understanding the rules of the game. Or, as a wise man once said, “Know your enemy.”

Fortunately, we’ve been doing this for a while now, so we know a few things—almost 40 years’ worth of things, in fact. So if you have questions about the test, from scoring to accommodations to fundamental strategies, you can find the answers here. And if you don’t see the information you’re looking for, let us know at [email protected] and we’ll fill in the gap just as soon as we can.


What Is The ISEE Test? An Overview For Parents

The Independent School Entrance Exam is used for admission to private elementary and secondary schools throughout the United States. There are four levels of the test – Primary, Lower, Middle, and Upper – each used in the admissions processes for students of different grade levels. Each level of the test is taken by students representing a range of ages, with the Middle Level test taken by students applying into grades 7 and 8 the most common. Inspirica’s approach to the ISEE starts with the fact that a student’s experience with the test will vary significantly depending on their age, which means that the optimal course of preparation will vary as well. Your tutor will help determine the best way for your child to prepare and then use that plan to ensure that your child is in the best possible position going into test day.
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Do I Need the SAT for College? Deciding Whether to Take the SAT in 2023

The rise in popularity of the ACT, the proliferation of test-optional admissions policies, and a general de-emphasis on standardized testing due to social factors have made the question of "do I need to take the SAT for college" a relevant one for many students. In this post, we'll help you answer that question for yourself.
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Standardized Tests & Test Prep

Should You Take The ACT With or Without Writing?

The ACT, a widely recognized standardized test for college admissions, offers students the choice of taking the exam with or without the optional Writing section. The inclusion of the ACT Writing section has been a topic of discussion among students …

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Standardized Tests & Test Prep

How Long is the ACT? An Overview

Your friendly neighborhood test expert is here to answer one of the most common questions from students: how long is the ACT? Let's dive in.
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LSAT Testing Options: The Essentials

Preparing for and taking the LSAT is a daunting prospect. You likely imagine hours upon hours of studying, and you aren’t wrong: the LSAT is hard, and putting yourself in a position to maximize your score is a big …

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ACT/SAT PAthFinder

ACT Reading Tips To Boost Your Score in 2023

Part of the shortcut to getting a good score on the ACT Reading section is understanding how to balance taking the time to find all the necessary information in the passage with moving quickly enough to finish within the challenging time limit. Read on for some of the best strategies to approach the ACT Reading section.
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